Due to the fantastically high standard of entries in the European Carton Excellence Awards in the past we have completely restructured the competition so that we can reward even more great cartons than ever before.
Mayr-Melnhof Packaging has closed the acquisition of TANN Group. TANN prints on and finishes externally sourced fine paper to produce tipping paper (cigarette filter paper) and is the global market leader in this area.
AR Packaging Group AB has acquired Istragrafika a producer of high quality folding carton products for the tobacco, food and consumer goods segments.
P. Van De Velde Group has reached an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Vekopak, based in Tilburg (the Netherlands). Through this acquisition, P. Van de Velde Group further expands its folding carton activities, operating under the name Van De Velde Packaging.
The acquisition of a second site in China is tremendously important for the Edelmann Group as it creates a new hub for beauty care and consumer brands markets that we previously could not serve in this area.
Hans van Schaik recently presented ECMA's new strategy in Lviv and Istanbul to local converters